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Sarwat Chaudhry, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Dean for Student Research, Office of Education; Co-Director, National Clinician Scholars Program

Years active at Yale: 2005-present

Dr. Chaudhry is being recognized for her excellence in outcomes and health services research and mentoring. She is Associate Dean of Student Research, founding director of the Center for Healthcare Innovation, Redesign, and Learning (CHIRAL), and co-director of the National Clinician Scholars Program. Her scholarly work has focused on improving the care and outcomes of older patients in the hospital setting, especially those with cardiovascular disease. In addition to directing large-scale epidemiologic studies, she has led work to understand and improve care transitions in the hospital setting. Her work has been published in leading medical journals and she has excelled as a nationally and internationally recognized thought leader in her field. Dr. Chaudhry is a standing member of the Health Services, Organization and Deliver study section for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She has mentored numerous medical students, residents, fellows, and junior faculty, who have garnered awards that include career development awards from the NIH and American Heart Association.